Religions and Philosophy: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Africa, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia|

RELIGIONS This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during June and July 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in     Comparative and thematic L’Archeologia del sacro e l’archeologia del culto: Sabratha, Ebla, Ardea, Lanuvio

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Study of Religions: new acquisitions April & May 2017

By Mary Fisk|June 8, 2017|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during April and May 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic Demons and illness from antiquity to the early-modern period / edited by Siam Bhayro

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Study of Religions: new acquisitions, February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during February and March 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic Materiality and the study of religion: the stuff of the sacred / edited by

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History: new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during February and March 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic The great convergence: information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10055303 Medicine and

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Study of Religions: new acquisitions December 2016 – January 2017

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2017|Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during December 2016 and January 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic Natural law: a Jewish, Christian, and Islamic trialogue / Anver M. Emon, Matthew

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Religions and Philosophy: new book acquisitions for SOAS Library in October / November 2016

By Mary Fisk|December 1, 2016|Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of new titles (print and electronic) acquired by SOAS Library for the Religions and Philosophy collections in October and November 2016. Please note that only SOAS staff and students will have access to e-books RELIGIONS Comparative and thematic Sexuality in the Babylonian Talmud: Christian and Sasanian contexts in late antiquity / Yishai Kiel – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050508 Spirituality and human nature / Donald Evans – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045483 Key terms

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Religions and Philosophy. New book acquisitions September 2016

By Mary Fisk|October 3, 2016|Africa, Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of books acquired for the Study of Religions and Philosophy collections in SOAS Library during September 2016 Click on the hyperlink to view the record on the Library catalogue. E-books will only be accessible to SOAS staff and students RELIGIONS Comparative and thematic The mystic fable. Volume two, The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Michel de Certeau ; text established and presented by Luce Giard ;

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History: New book acquisitions September 2016

By Mary Fisk|October 3, 2016|History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of books acquired for the History collections in SOAS Library during September 2016. Click on the hyperlink to view the record on the Library catalogue. E-books will only be accessible to SOAS staff and students Comparative and thematic The power of place: rulers and their palaces, landscapes, cities, and holy places / David Rollason – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045578 The white man’s world / Bill Schwarz – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045701 The

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Selected new acquisitions for the Study of Religions and Philosophy: June 2016

By Mary Fisk|July 4, 2016|Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

The following is a selective list of new titles received in SOAS Library for the Study of Religions and Philosophy during June 2016 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the SOAS Library catalogue entry Comparative and thematic God & apple pie: religious myths and visions of America / Christopher Buck ; introduction by J. Gordon Melton – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017205  Buddhism The body incantatory: spells and the ritual imagination in

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Book review: Syriac Christians and the early Muslim world

By Mary Fisk|May 27, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

SOAS Library recently acquired Michael Penn’s Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) This  review of Envisioning Islam (by Christopher Sahner, of St John’s College, Cambridge) has just been posted on Indiana University’s The Medieval Review, calling the book a “mighty achievement” in its study of the non-Muslim sources on Islamic origins through the large body of Syriac

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